Tag Archives: mitzvah

Protecting a Life is Always a Priority

(Published in Jewish Journal March 27) The Torah commands us protect our lives, and those of others. Based on the verse, “Guard yourself and guard your soul very much” (Deut….

This holiday of redemption

Last days of Pesach. Focusing on the redemption, the crossing of the sea, Miriam and dancing, the Ball Shem Tov meal at the end of this holiday. This holiday where…

Midrash of Hanukkah Rocks: Volume 2

Two years ago I published the first of two volumes of my own commentary on one of the most important commentaries on Jewish life in America that was sadly flying…